Camellia sasanqua 'Bonanza Var.'
All sasanquas have pink overtones due to their biology, but this one has some of the deepest pink-red flowers of them all. White mottled variegation is caused by a benign virus. Multiple clones of 'Bonanza' exist- this is a larger flowered form which starts to bloom in October.
» Bloom color, form, size: Pink/rose-red/white, med to large (3 to 5 inches)
» Bloom period (NC): Early fall (Oct)
» Growth rate, habit: Vigorous, upright/spreading
» Zones: 7a-9
» Features: Bicolor blooms, hedge worthy
» Parentage: Sport of C. x hiemalis 'Bonanza' (Seedling of C. sasanqua 'Crimson Tide'